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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Drumright in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.8678S, -96.6454WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Drumright in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global time and date of event 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 19:25:17 / May 20, 2017 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.48 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.6454 West, latitude 35.8678 North, depth = 9.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:25:17 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008twf. Id of event: us10008twf.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Skiatook, Broken Arrow, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSW of Drumright, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6454° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Drumright, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-20 19:25:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-20 20:18:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008twf Id of event.
Event Code 10008twf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008twf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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